Knockanure Notes – 2nd May, 2010

COMMUNITY Centre, next Active Retirement Day in Knockanure will take place on Monday 10th May. If attending please ring office on 068 49799 between the hours of 9.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday. Anybody wishing to book the Centre for Any Occasion (Christening, Birthdays, Funerals etc) Please contact the office at 068 49799 or mobile no. 086 8392787.

The Centre now has a popular physiotherapy outfit, being operated by Indian Chellappan Romanathan.

GAMES: Moyvane /Knockanure Community Games Athletics will be held at Moyvane Sports field on Tuesday May 18th at 5pm.

TROCAIRE donations can be sent to Trocaire or the local church.

ALZHEIMER’S Tea Morning on Friday 7th May at the Mermaids from 10am. to 1pm. Tea Day at the Bridewell in Tarbert in aid of Alzheimer’s Society on May 6th from 10am.

EVENTS: The next meeting of the Ballydonoghue Bereavement Group was due to take place on Tuesday 4th May at Lisselton National School from 8pm. to 9pm, details from 068-23429; Listowel Family Resource Centre Annual General Meeting takes place on Tues. 11th May at 2 p.m. All are welcome, details from Jackie Landers at 068-23584; The International Space Station can be seen till May 14th;  Recordings of the Tullamore Fleadh can be viewed on RTE1 at 7.30pm over the coming Fridays; Toastmasters will meet at the Desmond Complex Newcastle West on Wed. May 5th;  Entries for the Colleen Bawn talent competition in Tarbert close on May 11th, details on Facebook; Racing in Killarney on 9th, 10th and 11th May; Kingdom County Fair is on May 16th; Tommy Tiernan will be at the Arms Hotel on Thursday May 13th; Garden Fete will be held at Kerry Parents and Friends Garden Centre in Listowel on May 9th from 2 to 5pm; Tarbert E Town Show house open on May 10th from noon to 4pm; Ceili will be held at Tournafulla on Friday May 14th, starting at 9.30pm; Irish Heart Foundation fundraising days 13th , 14th and 15th of May; Comhlamh AGM will be held in Dublin on Sat. May 15th , details from 01 4783 490;

PILGRIMAGE: St Pio Pilgrimage to Holy Cross Co Tipperary takes place on Sunday May 30th. Walk in the footsteps of St Paul, this will take place in Turkey from September 24th – October 8th.  Spiritual Director:  Dr Joseph Nolan.  For information, contact Niamh O’Malley at 01 8235448.

GREAT to see all at Arus Mhuire in great form on Sunday last, they were enquiring about locals, events and several shared their memories of times past.

WATCH out for another performance of Dacent Savage at St John’s on May 9th, best of luck to Gerard and the cast.

GAA: La na gClub will be held on Sunday May 9th.

CONGRATULATIONS to Noreen McEvoy who was elected ICA Kerry President recently and also best wishes to Eileen Roche, Kerry ICA arts promoter.

AGE and Opportunity are celebrating during May the creativity of older people, various events are advertised in local press, last year about 57,000 people were involved.

GRANTS: Government is spending E1 million per week in energy saving grants for homes.

BEST Wishes to Bon Secour Sisters, Sr. Balerian, Sr. Margaret Mary and Sr. Brid who celebrated their golden jubilee recently.

ST JOHN’S; Wednesday May 5th Session Americana; Thursday 6th The Rape of Lucrece; Sunday 9th Dacent Savage written and directed by Gerard Barrett and performed by Unemployed Theatre Company; Tuesday 11th Dean Spanley is a Bealtaine Film.

RAMBLING House in the Thatched House Finuge on Friday night May 7th  Musicians and singers are all welcome .

LARTIGUE Monorail and Museum welcomes visitors open now from 1pm to 4.30pm every day.  

INVITATION: Convent Primary School Hall on Friday May 7th at 7pm. All are welcome to attend, Photo exhibition and refreshments on the night.

CUL Camp will be held in Athea GAA pitch from Monday July 12th- Friday July 16th, contact 087 9692105.

BEST Wishes to Johnny Flynn of Kilmorna who recently celebrated his 40th birthday with family and friends.

YANKS: Extracts from the reports on the deaths of American Citizens in Ireland 1910-1929

Philip Herlihy  date of death: 1924-06-03 at  Limerick, Ireland; born 1881; Spouse’s name –  Louise Mulvihill Herlihy, Listowel, Co Kerry; brother –  Michael Herlihy  resides Knocknagoshel, Co Kerry  brother –  John Herlihy resides Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY ; Pauline Ursula Wren – date of death: 1920-07-02 at  Ballybunion, Co Kerry; born 1904; mother –   Josephine H Wren  resides East 64, NYC  uncle –  Michael Hickey resides East 64, NYC; Thomas Dowling – date of death: 1925-02 at  Co Limerick; born 1878-05-25 Boston, Mass USA    retired staff sergeant US Army; Spouse’s name –  Mary Dowling Newcastle West, Co Limerick; uncle –  Thomas Senior Dowling  resides Newcastle West, Co Limerick  ;Registration Documents USA can be found at;

Maurice J Costello born 1857-04-04 at Lixnaw, Co Kerry, Ireland; Mrs Jane Costello; travel to Ireland July 1914 visit . Rev Edmund FitzMaurice born 1881-06-24 at Tarbert, Co Kerry, Ireland; naturalized 1910-06 at Circuit Court Philadelphia PA; travel to Dublin Aug 1914 purpose touring; John F Latchford born 1879-03-22 at Newcastle West, Co Limerick, Ireland; naturalized 1913-08-05 at Circuit Court, Chicago, IL; travel to Dublin July 1914 visit relatives ; Cornelius O’Sullivan born 1862-03-25 at Dirrien, Athea, Co Limerick, Ireland; spouse Mary O’Connell born at Clounlehurde, Ballyhall, Ireland, daughter – Loretta b Mar 1895 at Pittsburgh, PA; travel to Ireland Oct 1904 his health;

Michael Barrett born 1876-03-19 at Rathkeale, Co Limerick, Ireland; spouse Katherine Jordan born at Rathkeale, Ireland naturalized 1906-08-01 at Supreme Court of NY; person to notify – Mrs Mary O’Dea 936 Newkirk Ave, Flatbush, LI, NY; travel to Ireland Oct 1913 visit.

FUNDING: Europe is to fund a 42 metre telescope 3060 metres up on the Chile desert.

THOUGHT: Marie Bashkirtseff’s maxim, “The weak brood over the past; the strong take their revenge on it.”

MASS from Duagh will be broadcast by RTE on May 9th and 16th at 10am.

PRAYER: Weekend of prayer and meditation at Ardfert Retreat Centre runs from May 14th to 16th, details from 066 713 4276.

MASS at Arus Mhuire on May 7th at 8.30pm, in thanksgiving sponsored by Listowel Bazaar Group.

FIRST Holy Communion Day in Athea on the 15th May at 11.30am

CELEBRATION of Stillness will take place in St. John’s Church on Tuesday, May 11th at 8pm.  Guest Speaker Sr. Stan with music by Eoin Duignan & St, John’s Choir directed by Fr Pat Ahern.  Tickets available in the Parish Centre Tralee, not available at the door.

NOVENA: Solemn Fatima Novena  at the Dominican Church Tralee on Wednesday, May 5th  to Thursday, May 13th.  Weekdays –  11am & 7.30pm each day.  Sunday, May 9th – Anointing of the Sick at 3pm.   Preacher Fr John Walsh OP.

The I.C.A. will recite the Rosary each Tuesday night for the month of May at the Grotto Moyvane at 7.30pm.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mary Harnett, Pat Danaher, Paddy Greaney, Delia Langan, Sr Eileen Kennelly, Ellen Fitzgerald, Mary Hayes, John Houlihan, Sr. Martina Woulfe, Michael Anthny O Sullivan, John Carmody, Tom Scannell, Patsy Broderick, Fr Dan McSweeney, Mass on Thurs. 6th at Knockanure at 8pm for Margaret & James Kennelly;
Mass on Fri. 7th at 8.00pm for Tom Flaherty in Moyvane;
Mass on Sun. 9th at 10.00am in Knockanure for Teresa Dunne & the deceased members of the Dunne Family and the 11.00am Mass in Moyvane is for David Foley

FIRST Friday Usual Communion Rounds, Knockanure in the morning and Moyvane in the afternoon.

ADORATION: Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm,Wed. 10.00am to 7.00pm and Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm.

40 Hour Eucharistic Adoration was held at Listowel Church last weekend. Special guided Holy Hour was held on Friday evening with two sessions on Saturday and the closing Mass and benediction was held at Noon on Sunday. Hymns were sung accompanied by guitar by one of the Gray Friar’s Brothers, following the ceremony the congregation showed their appreciation to the Friars who call themselves Franciscan Friars of Renewal. On Saturday they had an outdoor session in the Square. Their contact number is 061 458 071.

READERS: Vigil Elaine Hudson; 11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure 9th May Anne Stack & Brenda Clancy.

HELPLINE: Farm and rural stress, contact 1800 742645; Teentxt ,text word teen to 50101; Support for elderly 1850 440 444; You are not alone contact 068 211 88.